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James De Peyster (1757-1793)

Object Number: 
1911.7
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 60 x 45 in. ( 152.4 x 114.3 cm )
Gallery Label: 
James, the son of James A. (1729-99) and Sarah (Reade) De Peyster (1724-1802), was a brother of Abraham and Frederic De Peyster. He was a first lieutenant in the Fourth, or King's Regiment, which was commanded by Colonel Thomas James. The portrait was a gift to the Society from his grandniece.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group